Belleville Elks Lodge 1123, 254 Washington Ave., holds its monthly breakfast Sunday, Jan. 18, 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is $6 for adults; $3 for children under age 10; and free for children under age 3. In case of inclement weather, the breakfast will be cancelled. Call the lodge at 973-759-9623 to check if the event is still on.
Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad St., hosts a Book Club meeting Feb. 2, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., in the conference room to discuss “The Shack” by William P. Young. For more information or to request help in locating a copy of the book, call the reference desk at 973-566-6200, ext. 219 or 220. Admission is free.
Presbyterian Boys and Girls Club, 663 Kearny Ave., hosts its annual winter dance Friday, Jan. 16, 7 to 10 p.m. This dance is for teenagers only and will be supervised by PBGC Executive Director Tom Fraser and board members.
The Salvation Army of Greater Kearny, 443 Chestnut St., offers computer classes Mondays and Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to noon. The fee is $30 per 12 hours of instruction. The course includes instruction in basic computer skills plus Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. For more information, call the office at 201-991-1115 or Pete at 201-889- 1352.
Kearny UNICO sponsors a bus trip to the Tropicana Casino Sunday, Jan. 25. The cost is $30 with $25 in slot play back from the casino. The bus leaves from American Legion Post 99, 314 Belgrove Drive, at 8:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served inside the hall at 7:30 a.m. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact Chapter President Lou Pandolfi at 201-368-2409 or lpandolfi@ verizon.net.
The Humane Society of Bergen County, 221-223 Stuyvesant Ave., is offering a supply of dog food, both canned and dry, to anyone who cannot afford to feed their dog, due to unemployment, disability or any other financial difficulty. Just stop by or call for more information 201-896- 9300. Hours are: Mondays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The N.J. Meadowlands Commission announces the following events:
- The Third-Tuesday-ofthe- Month Nature Walk with the NJMC and Bergen County Audubon Society through Laurel Hill County Park, Secaucus, is set for Jan. 20, 10 a.m. to noon. Admission is free. Participants are asked to sign a standard liability release that is good for NJMC/ BCAS events year-round. To register, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at greatauk4@ gmail.com or call 201-230- 4983.
- Join NJMC staffer and veteran rock journalist/author Brian Aberback on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m., for “Rock ‘n’ Roll in the Meadowlands.” The slideshow presentation will cover Frank Sinatra’s Hoboken roots and the Jersey City doo-wop scene to present-day hard rock guitar virtuoso/Carlstadt native Marc Rizzo and more. Admission is $6; $5 for MEC members.
Pre-registration for all programs is recommended and appreciated. Register online at www.njmeadowlands.gov by clicking on “Events,” by bringing a registration form to the Environment Center, or by mailing the form to Meadowlands Environment Center, 2 DeKorte Park Plaza, P.O. Box 640, Lyndhurst, N.J. 07071. Make checks payable to Meadowlands Environment Center. Program brochures, which include the registration form, are available at the Environment Center or may be requested by email by visiting communications@njmeadowlands. gov. There is no phone registration.
For more information, call 201-777-2431. T
For more information, call 201-777-2431. Those interested in receiving email alerts about NJMC public programs are asked to email communications@ njmeadowlands.gov or call 201-460-4619.
Lyndhurst Library Children’s Room, 355Valley Brook Ave., hosts the following events:
- Winter/Spring Storytime, open to ages 3 to 4 1/2, is available for two sessions at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and will be offered every Thursday from Feb. 19 to May 14. Registration deadline is Feb. 13.
- A snowman craft, open to pre-k to grade 3, will be held Thursday, Jan. 29, from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Pre-registration is required.
To register for programs, call the library at 201-804- 2478.
Lyndhurst Health Department will conduct a rabies clinic Thursday, Jan. 15, at the Community Center on Riverside Ave. (behind the Little League fields), 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Township residents can also license their dogs and cats at these clinics. Licensing deadline is Jan. 31. Call the Health Department for more information.
Knights of Columbus Council 2396 has rescheduled a Tricky Tray, originally set for Friday, Jan. 16, to Friday, Feb. 20, at the Senior Center, 250 Cleveland Ave. The $10 admission includes coffee plus one prize sheet of tickets. No alcohol is permitted. No tickets will be sold at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, call Steve Cortese at 201-657-0800 or Sal Russo at 201-446-7244.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3549, 586 Valley Brook Ave., hosts karaoke on Friday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m. The post hall is available for rental for all occasions. For more information, call the post at 201-939-3080.
St. Michael’s Angel Academy, 624 Page Ave., hosts an open house with registration for the 2015-2016 school year for its pre-k-3 and pre-k-4 programs Wednesday, Jan. 21, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Use the Page Ave. entrance, next to the Angel Academy sign. For more information, call 201-438-3809.
North Arlington Public Library, 210 Ridge Road, announces the following events:
- A screening of the documentary “Inheritance”(90 minutes) is set for Friday, Jan. 23, at 11 a.m.
- Story Time, open to ages 2 to 5, is held every Wednesday at 11:45 a.m.
- PJ Story Time, open to ages 4 to 7, is set for Thursday, Jan.15, at 6:30 p.m. • An Origami class, open to grades 4 to 7, is set for Friday, Jan.16, at 3:30 p.m. (registration required, visit: http://bit. ly/1Kig3jK)
- The Computer Coding Club, open to ages 8 to 13, meets on Saturday, Jan. 17, 1 to 3 p.m. (Registration is required; visit:http://bit. ly/14sfXpv).
- Lego Club, open to grades 1 and up, meets Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m.
No registration is required unless otherwise noted. For more information on library programs, call 201-955-5640.
North Arlington Woman’s Club meets Jan. 17 at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center, 10 Beaver Ave. New members are invited to attend.
Nutley Public Library, 93 Booth Drive, announces the following programs:
- Patrons are invited to play bridge at the library every Tuesday at 1 p.m.
- Conversational English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are offered every Wednesday at 10 a.m.
- Wednesday Afternoon Knitters meet weekly at 1 p.m. Both beginning and experienced knitters can meet fellow knitters, brush up on their skills, and learn some new techniques. Bring your own supplies.
No registration is required for any of these programs.
For more information on library programs, visit http://nutley.bccls.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org